Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
as "German tailor whose only quali
fication is that h"e has been treasurer
of the Democratic party in Wiscon
sin." Bunker Hill, 111. Ghouls broke
Into Belt family vault in cemetery
just outside this town last night and
opened coffins containing hodies of
three members of family. The Belt
bank failed two weeks ago. Believed
ghouls thought treasure was hidden
Berlin. Prussian general and col
onel, whose names have been sup
ppressed, fought duel at Landau.
Quarrel started when colonel criti
cized general for allowing his daugh
ter to dance turkey trot.
Pittsburgh. Fifth avenue tailor
predicts men will be wearing slit
trousers within short time.
" Washington. Kings and princes
of foreign countries expected to flood
White House with costly gifts for
Jessie Wilson when she is married
to Francis B. Sayre.
El Paso, Tex. Chas. Giesol of
Chicago, and Bernard McDonald,
Britisher, both officials of Mines Co.
of America, held in jail under sen
tence of death at Chihuahua City by
St. Louis. City council unani
mously passed ordinance prohibiting
tipping and imposing penalties. Or
dinance will go to House of Dele
gates where it is certain to pass and
will be signed by mayor. Union wait
ers backed bill.
New York. Lieut. Gov. Martin H.
Glynn, in his newspaper, Albany
Times-Union, says Gov. Sulzer has
Munchausen, Benvenuto Cellini and
Ananias beat to a frazzle in the lying
Syracuse, N. Y. Mrs. Lefty Flynn,
wife of Yale football player, has ob
tained divorce on grounds of infi
delity. Champaign, III. Unidentified man
traveling from Chicago to Carbon
dale died on I. C. train near here.
-Mtials "L. H. P." 'only clue to identity.
Having controlled the state's at
torney's office for twenty years, the
bulldozing Tribune now froths at the
mouth because it can't boss Hoyne.
Too bad Hoyne wasn't in position
years ago to stop the Tribune from
robbing the school children of Chi
caga by a crooked land lease.
The wave of protest against the
resignation of Ella Flagg Young from
the public schools ought to give some
politicians on the school board a fair
idea of what people think of them.
They are the ones Mayor Harrison
ought to tie a can to.
The Tribune is conducting a fur
ious campaign against gamblers, but
it never peeped when the telephone
trust was trying to rush a deal
through council to grab the auto
matic and establish a telephone mo
nopoly in Chicago.
Can it be that the Trib's mora!
crusades are intended to cover up
some of the tricks the big corpora
tions are trying to pull off?
Or is the great moral organ trying
to bluff the state's attorney into drop
ping the prosecution of the Tribune's
chief gunman and slugger?
If Election Commissioner Howard
S. Taylor wrote editorials like he
buys voting machines he must have
been a bum editorial writer.
Can it be possible that the news
papers are trying to make the loop a
morgue at night so the people will
have more money to spend in the big
stores during the day time?
Or is it because the theaters are
the only night attraction that adver
tise, and want eery other place of
amusement closed up?
The National Civic Federation re
ports that the average weekly pay
of saleswomen in New York depart-
ment stores is 59.31. Chicago de
partment stores, however, are still
below the bread line.
And so is Julius Rosenwald, the
great philanthropist, with his big mail